Wine and health

Horváth Vivien (2014) Wine and health. Faculty of Commerce, Catering and Tourism.

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Abstract

Wine got unique attention and respect already in the ancient culture. Ancient Egyptian Papyri and Sumerian tablets dating back to 2200 BC detail the medicinal role of wine. Wine and health is an issue of considerable discussion and research. While alcohol is a known carcinogen that can increase the risk of developing breast cancer, recent studies suggest that resveratrol, which can be found in wine, may be able to decrease production of estrogen metabolites which promote the development of cancerous tumors in the breast. Wine has positive medical benefits for vision, weight management, bones, cardiovascular system, diabetes, dementia and mental functions, digestive system, psychological and social symptoms.

Hungarian title

Bor és egészség

English title

Wine and health

Institution

Budapest Business School

Kar

Faculty of Commerce, Catering and Tourism

Department

Vendéglátás Intézeti Tanszék

Tudományterület/tudományág

UNSPECIFIED

Szak

Turizmus - Vendéglátás (angol nyelven)

Supervisors

Konzulens neveKonzulens típusaAssignment, Scientific qualification, InstitutionEmail
Dr. Seregi AndrásnéUNSPECIFIEDDocensSeregi.Andrasne@kvifk.bgf.hu

Item Type: Thesis (UNSPECIFIED)
Uncontrolled Keywords: wine, health, wine hotels, wine tourism, vinotherapy, reservatrol
Depositing User: Herczeg Tamás
Date Deposited: 2014. Dec. 15. 15:06
Last Modified: 2015. Mar. 25. 14:46

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